Why David Beckham Should Have Been Picked for Team GB at the Olympics

Stuart Pearce has made a catastrophic error in omitting David Beckham from Team GB.

No current performing athlete has done more for the London Olympics than David Beckham. And yet he doesn't even find himself in the team.

If you cut him open he bleeds England, but he is one of those human beings who help make Britain Great. He is one of the finest ambassadors this country has ever produced. 

Stuart Pearce is a proud and stubborn man, who was one of Manchester City's worst managers ever. It sums up his ability that he didn't get the England job.

Frankly, Team GB is a mere consolation prize, although he is qualified by having done quite a good job as England U21 coach.

His position on Beckham can be summed up by this quote:

"In regard to ticket sales or merchandising or whatever, I'm a football man. I pick solely on footballing ability and I have to back my opinion. I feel very sorry for David; I know how much it mean...

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